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CASTELL-DWYRAN [CASTELDWYRAN]

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Castell-Dwyran, Parish Church
(Now Unused)

Ordnance Survey Map Reference : SN145183

Parish Registers : Carmarthenshire Record Office

Baptisms 1754-1956, included in Cilymaenllwyd registers

Marriages 1754-1782, 1837-1926

Burials 1754-1782, included in Cilymaenllwyd registers

Bishops Transcripts : National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth 





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Interior of Church
Interior of Castelldwyran Church, Clynderwen

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The parish church of Llandissilio lies in Llandissilio West. The church of the chapelry of Castell Dwyran and the hamlet of Grondre adjoins the farmyard of Castell Dwyran.

During the restoration of Castell Dwyran Church in 1876, an inscribed stone was discovered. The name of Voteporix, a king of Dyfed of Irish descent who was alive about 550 AD, is inscribed on it in ogham characters (an alphabet in which archaic Irish was written) and in Latin. The translation of the Latin reads 'The memorial of Voteporix the Protector'; the stone is now in Carmarthen Museum.
Castelldwyran Church, Clynderwen

 

 

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